A woman running from humiliation and a man running from manipulation rescue each other with love. A beautiful commoner, Angela, ever a victim, runs from shame, and is chased by rapists into an abandoned coal mine. A powerful aristocrat, Tom, trapped by familial obligations, refutes his father's wishes, and uncovers a nefarious scheme. The commoner and the aristocrat are forced together when an unfortunate accident blinds the nobleman. Angela nurses Tom in an abandoned mining barracks, and they fall in love. But...the evil greed of Tom's father intervenes, and throws the lovers into peril via manipulation, lies, and abduction. Angela and Tom are forced to move earth, literally and figuratively, for the sake of love.